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It was another successful showing for Vista Outdoor brands at this year’s Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show 2018. Our hunting and shooting brands, along with Camp Chef and CamelBak,...

2018 is the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act as well as the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. With the passage of the National Trails System Act in 1968, America was given a gift –...

Congratulations go to the Pipe Shop team at the Federal Cartridge Facilities department. They installed a pre-heat coil in one of the nine new make-up air units, which is designed to use recovered...

The Federal Premium Anoka Rimfire Leadership and Support Team in Anoka, Minnesota got together to pack meals for Feed My Starving Children. This non-profit organization provides hand-packed meals,...

In December, CamelBak’s Facebook page let followers know about their new retail store in Sydney, Australia. The store is visually spectacular blending technology and product displays to draw...

Annually on January 9, Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S) organizes a National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (L.E.A.D.). It is an opportunity for communities to “take the L.E.A.D.” and...

Nick Clark, an Army veteran and amputee, shared his enthusiasm for his upcoming Grateful Nation pheasant hunt by taking to Facebook. Nick received gear prior to the hunt from Grateful Nation...

Boys’ Life, the magazine of Boy Scouts of America, is full of information of interest to today’s Scouts: Games, hobbies and projects, jokes, contests and outdoors and gear articles. In the...

Federal Premium, CCI and Savage show up on the Gift & Gear section of these popular youth magazines. As official shooting sports partners of the Boys Scouts of America, our shooting sports brands...

The new Speer website – www.speer-ammo.com – was developed with a responsive design to bring an optimized website experience to every device. Consumers can quickly search by SKU number or...

In November, we asked our employees across the company to send us photos wearing flannel. Here is one of those submissions we thought was well worth sharing. CCI/Speer has a reputation for...

On Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, we share CCI/Speer’s Veterans Day Parade story of honor and celebration. This story, sent to us by our coworkers at CCI/Speer in Lewiston, Idaho, is a touching...

It’s been just a little over two weeks since Final Approach relaunched their website with eCommerce capabilities. Save this url as a Favorite: https://fabrand.com/ Click through pages of...

Employees from Finance, Internal Audit and the Treasury departments in Anoka, Minnesota got together earlier this month to pack meals for the Feed My Starving Children organization. The non-profit...

Last week, the Salt Lake Chamber Women and Business Conference announced their 2017 Athena Award and six Pathfinder Awards to celebrate women who are helping to make a difference. Vista Outdoor...

Over 30 years ago, Savage Arms joined the ranks of other leaders in the Pioneer Valley – which comprises the three counties of Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin, Massachusetts – in support of...

On November 2, the University of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Science hosted the Women Inspiring Women: To the Finish line event. The panel of five professional women with diverse...

Anoka, Minnesota is the latest Vista Outdoor location to host a Demo Days event, to provide employees with an up-close look at some of our newest and most popular brand products. Employee subject...

Our employees rallied around Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink to work on Fridays in October. Thirteen of our locations from coast to coast put on pink to show support for breast...

With the United States House of Representatives in the midst of the October District Work Period, Vista Outdoor leaders from Minnesota and Massachusetts engaged with members of Congress in their...

Say “Board Member,” and three employees at the CCI/Speer facility will respond affirmatively. Employees in Lewiston, Idaho have a long history of community involvement and volunteering. Within...

Vista Outdoor’s Board of Directors announced that Christopher T. Metz will serve as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective October 9. Metz is responsible for day-to-day operations of...

Employees at the Overland Park, Kansas facility made the most of their Week of Caring by working together on a number of service activities. Because of the variety of events on different days, 104...

CCI/Speer employees and their families came out to represent the many brands that are part of the Vista Outdoor family at this year’s Lewiston Roundup Parade. The parade is one of the highlights...

Farmington, Utah employees participated in a Day of Caring event on August 22. The employees helped to remove brush and garbage for about one mile on the Farmington Creek Trail. The new...

Kings Island is 75 acres in size and is located practically a stone’s throw away from the Anoka DCE facility in Minnesota. Thirty-plus employees from the Federal Premium facility and the...

On August 23, BLACKHAWK employees volunteered for a Service Day at the Trooper David DeLaittre Memorial Park. Trooper David DeLaittre was shot and killed on December 1, 2010, in the line of duty....

In late August, CCI/Speer employees in Lewiston, Idaho volunteered at the local Idaho Fish and Game office preparing for the upcoming Hunt and Fish Idaho Expo. The Expo is a free event that...

The State of Utah convened land managers, policy makers, trade associations, media and outdoor businesses for an outdoor recreation summit at iconic Snowbird Ski Resort. Utah-based Camp Chef and...

For a company that started out in some renovated chicken coops, CCI/Speer sure has come a long way. That was apparent during a well-attended ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday that celebrated the...

On August 18, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback hosted a ceremony in honor of National Hunting and Fishing Day. With leaders from Kansas’s hunting and angling community looking on – including SVP...

You know what they say…”A picture is worth a thousand words.” The National Ability Center shared photos from two of this summer’s events that Vista Outdoor products – and employees –...

A coalition of shooting sports companies including Federal Premium Ammunition is supporting the Kids & Clays Foundation’s mission to help critically ill children and their families win the fight...

The Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA) announced that Primos Hunting and Kalkomey, the parent company of Hunter-Ed.com, were awarded the association’s 2017 Hunting Heritage Award in...

Champion Traps and Targets, makers of interactive and challenging target systems, announced that the 2017 Tom Knapp Memorial Scholarships were awarded to Sandra Gaylord of California and Grace...

Connecting the dots between hunting and conservation at first may seem counterintuitive. However, hunters and wildlife agencies have cooperatively worked together for over a century to help create...

In June, representatives from the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) of Minnesota presented Federal Premium Ammunition with the print entitled “Coming Home” by award-winning wildlife artist, Jim...

Vista Outdoor employees raised more than $70,000 for two families of fallen Kansas City, Kansas police officers. The contributions were presented to the families of Detective Brad Lancaster and...

Vista Outdoor communities received more than $252 million in federal conservation funding during the federal fiscal year 2017. The funding was made available under the Federal Aid in Wildlife...

In June, the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) hosted an event in Idaho referred to as The Boss Lift. The two-day event gives employers the opportunity to participate in some of the...

We are proud of the seven outstanding young people who received this year’s Vista Outdoor Learning for Life Scholarship awards. Each will receive a $1,000 award. Congratulations also go to their...

Vista Outdoor’s mission statement is “Bringing the World Outside,” and with the announcement of our historic partnership with the Boy Scouts of America, it will help us bring over 2 million...

Vista Outdoor brand Federal Premium Ammunition, announced Cathy Lynch of Kent, Washington, as the recipient of the 2016 International Hunter Education Association-USA (IHEA-USA) Volunteer...

Mark DeYoung Retires as Chairman and CEO. Lead Independent Director Mike Callahan to Serve as Interim Chairman and CEO. Company to Host Conference Call July 11. Vista Outdoor Inc. announced today...

For the third consecutive year, Vista Outdoor employees’ children are recipients of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) scholarship awards. For 2017, Scott Neubauer, son of Steve...

This past October, Nobles County, Minnesota Pheasants Forever (PF) chapter, hosted a pheasant hunt for The Flush TV show. Also invited, Ryan Bronson, Director of Conservation for Vista Outdoor and...

Federal Premium Ammunition’s Grateful Nation is a unique and compelling outdoor adventure series that goes behind the scenes and into the hunting fields with American disabled veterans. This...

What is the Pittman-Robertson Excise Tax? During the early 1900s, many wildlife species were dwindling in numbers or disappearing. Because of this, the ammunition industry stepped forward and...

Keeping up with our employees making the most of June’s great weather (no wonder it’s Great Outdoors Month) – and our awesome products – would be exhausting if it wasn’t so much fun to...

Vista Outdoor’s corporate mission is to bring the world outside. As part of that corporate mission, we encourage our employees to engage in an active lifestyle. Our “Bringing the World...